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aclinic line Line breaks: aclin¦ic line
Pronunciation: /əˈklɪnɪk/

Definition of aclinic line in English:


Another term for magnetic equator.


Mid 19th century: aclinic from Greek aklinēs, from a- 'not' + klinein 'to bend'.

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